“Fine..ly” is a very inspiring story about the power of the human spirit. Ms. Fine’s true story about hope and love builds brick by brick from the bottom up, and then screams victory from the roof-top. The story is a touching, honest, and insightful account of her painful journey through life, beginning with her 1958 […]
Archives for August 2012
Marcus Annan, a tourneyer famed for his prowess on the battlefield, thought he could keep the secrets of his past buried forever. But when a mysterious crippled monk demands Annan help him find justice for the transgressions of sixteen years ago, Annan is forced to leave the tourneys and join the Third Crusade. Wounded in […]
Mammatus clouds are often harbingers of a coming storm or other extreme weather systems.
The writing life is a journey toward perfectionism that will never end – and that is what makes it so rewarding and beautiful.
A vital responsibility for parents is to provide healthy influences for their children during developmental years, to help those children learn to thrive.
How does being in the 99% in a 1% family divide us and change our family dynamics? In a time of crisis you should be able to rely on family but what if you can’t?
It was, perhaps, the longest 10 minutes I can remember. Certainly my older dog Tiramisu didn’t seem to mind. But I had to seriously consider what was going on in the head of my 14 month old Belgian Shepherd Rizzo. After asking him to “Sit!”, there I stood, a full 10 minutes later, still waiting for his butt to hit the ground.
When I heard that Neil Armstrong had died, I was struck with a small sadness. Not because of any dependency my life (or quality of life) might have had on him, nor because of any active role he currently played on the world stage. I was sad in a small way simply because I now will never get the chance, no matter how remote it might ever have been, to meet him and shake his hand.
Today let’s talk about taking my own advice. Has it ever seemed like you could see what others needed to do in a situation, but couldn’t see the same for yourself?
Happiness is an abstract concept. It has no particular shape, no unique determinant, and no easily expressed taste. Yet many philosophers agree on one thing: happiness is central to human life.